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Barbara Ann (Rust) Evans

November 22, 1933 - November 3, 2017

Barbara Ann (Rust) Evans of Medford, Oregon passed away peacefully at home on the morning of November 3, 2017. The sixth of eleven children, Barbara was born November 22, 1933 in Muskegon, Michigan to Virgil and Eva Rust.

An incredibly loving mother, grandmother, wife, sister, daughter, and aunt, Barbara was admired and adored by all who knew her. Humble, kind, and compassionate, she lived her life in accordance with the teaching of Jesus Christ. Education was paramount and she supported her children in everything they attempted. Mostly, she was the foundation and a safe haven for her family.

She is survived by her husband, Donald Evans of Medford, OR; sons, Bruce Evans of Eugene, OR, Rick Evans of Medford, OR, and Shawn (Denise) Evans of Toronto, Canada; daughters, Michele (Billy) Rucker of Medford, OR and Lori (David) Evans-Duval of Shenzhen, China; grandchildren, Ashley (Isaac) Cornerstone and Kraig (Tiffany) Rucker; sisters, Patricia (Tom) Boozer, Karen Traudt; and brothers, Robert Rust, Jerry (Sharon) Rust, and Charles (Cindy) Rust. She was preceded in death by her son, Gregory Lee Evans in 1957; her parents; and sisters, Maxine (Forrest) Austin, Bonnie (Leon) Horton, Leah (Doug) Cooper, Lois (Lyle) Horton, and Shirley (Mike) Happeny.

A Celebration of Life memorial will be held February 23, 2018.

Barbara Ann (Rust) Evans